Sunday, February 12, 2012

Anime Genres pt 1 2/12/2012

There are tons and tons of different Genres to describe what an anime is about . Today and Tomorrow i'll go over all these Genres. So please bare with me and i swear after we get through the Genres i'll start to do anime reviews ^.^ But its always important to start  with the basics.

                                                         Anime Genres

Action: Anime that has a lot of fighting /violence involved
Fantasy: Anime that might take place in a magical place, or have magical characters or creatures . 
Blue Dragon

Magic: Has Characters that can use magic . 
Cardcaptor Sakura

Psychological: Anime that might make you think , or have a character with a psychological disorder

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Shounen: This is anime for boys, where there is a lot of fighting and adrenalin involved 
Air Gear
Vampire: Anime with vampires involved 
Adventure: Where the Character's go on a quest to find something , or take down a evil king 
Black Cat
Game:  Anime where the Characters are playing a virtual reality game of some sort, or they compete in real life game tournaments
Bakugan Battle Brawlers

Martial Arts: Anime where the main characters can do some sort of Martial art
Dragon Ball
Romance: Anime about love 
Shounen Ai: Which when translated means Boy love , This is the lighter side of boys love..mostly revolving around the love and romance of boys love...not what goes on in the bedroom lol
Yaoi: Is the more hardcore , porngraphic side of a boys love story.
Okane ga Nai
Cars: Anime that is focused on Racing cars 
Mach GoGoGo
Harem: Usually has one male/female surrounded by a group of the oppistie sex  
Happy Lesson
Mecha: Anime with large robots roaming around
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
Samurai: Anime with Samurai in it 
Afro Samurai
Slice of life: Anime that relates to real life issues
Azumanga Daioh
Yuri: This is GirlXGirl anime , the Oppiste of yaoi
Strawberry Panic
Comedy: Anime that is funny
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
Hentai: Anime porn

Military: Anime that revolves around a military base 
Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
School: Anime that is mostly set in a school
School Rumble
Space: Anime thats set in space
The Galaxy Railways
Sources: My Anime List

Please come back tomorrow for the 2nd part of Anime Genres . 

                                                     By Reina
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  1. this is really interesting. i can't wait for part 2 n_n

  2. i glad you enjoy it , i was afraid people might find this intro part a bit boring

  3. *gasps* Hellsing! gimme gimme gimme! Not a bad list, very informative. You may want to add a few obscure titles like Genocyber/Fist of the North Star or big anime films like Akira or Spirited Away.

  4. lol , just for you my first review will be on Hellsing ^.^ , and i never heard of Genocyber/fist of the north star before , and i have watched spirted away a few times and loved it . It's my favorite anime movie